Daily Archives: May 21, 2015

Being an Education Reformer Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry

Originally posted on Daniel Katz, Ph.D.:
If you’ve been the least bit of attention to the growing movement against standardized testing, you’ve probably sought out, seen, or read a summary of John Oliver’s Epic Take Down of both testing…

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Vicki Cobb: Why Teaching and Learning Cannot Be “Scaled Up”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Vicki Cobb, a prolific writer of science books for children, is offended by the simplistic idea that education practices can be “scaled up,” just like manufacturing processes. Standardized testing is the quintessence of…

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Vicki Cobb: Why Teaching and Learning Cannot Be “Scaled Up”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Vicki Cobb, a prolific writer of science books for children, is offended by the simplistic idea that education practices can be “scaled up,” just like manufacturing processes. Standardized testing is the quintessence of…

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Kopp Lauds TFA, Hargreaves Dissents

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
At a conference in Néw York Coty, Wendy Kopp praised the alumni of Teach for America, saying that most of them remained in education and were fighting for social justice in new leadership…

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May 21, 2015 – NATIONAL STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM DAY – NATIONAL RED CROSS FOUNDER’S DAY – NATIONAL WAITSTAFF DAY – NATIONAL MEMO DAY

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